Lusso Fine Motorcars – North Scottsdale Venue

Lusso Fine Motorcars From fine motorcars during the day, to an exclusive cocktail party or sit down dinner gala at night, North Scottsdale's newest venue space, Lusso Fine Motorcars is the next event venue that will impress your guests. This 12,000 square foot site can be transformed for any type of event by [...]

How to Plan the Perfect Italian Wine Dinner

What You Need to Create an Italian Dinner Party There’s something about Italian food that immediately imparts the feeling of togetherness. Just looking at a spread, or even a menu instantly make you want to sit at the table for hours indulging in foods while sharing stories and memories with family and friends. Just think [...]

An Affair to Remember!

As the Premier Caterer in Phoenix, it was our pleasure to be part of a wedding as fabulous as Leah & Josh’s! With Jennifer Thye of IMONI Event Planning (a 2014 Martha Stewart top Wedding Planner!) taking the lead, we knew it was going to be a wedding for the ages! The Phoenix Art Museum [...]

A Theme Brought to Life

When working with Victoria Canada Weddings & Events and Tamara with Petal Pushers, we always know we are in for an adventure, and a treat. Recently faced with the task of planning a wedding themed around the iconic painting, The Son of Man by Rene Magritte, we were excited and intrigued. This unique vision came [...]

Food Station Fun!

At Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering, we love nothing more than creating fun and unique food stations! For a special nonprofit gala approaching, we set out to create modern stations featuring a fresh take on classic American food favorites. The Tempe Center for the Arts, a contemporary venue, provided the perfect backdrop to display these [...]

Agave Fest Marks 10th Anniversary of Margaritas & Music at Desert Botanical Garden

The 10th annual celebration of “tequila,” made from the blue agave plant, was celebrated by party goers on Friday, March 30, 2012 at Desert Botanical Garden, 2101 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona. An array of margaritas made with a variety of tequilas, including Arizona-owned Cruz Tequila’s Silver and Reposado, were available for sampling by the [...]

A Flair for Design Showcased at Independent Women Luncheon

The annual Independent Women Luncheon held in Cummings Great Hall at Phoenix Art Museum on March 6, 2012 was a gorgeous event catered by Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering, the exclusive daytime caterer to the museum. Over 500 of Phoenix’s prominent business women gathered together for lunch, to hear a presentation by “A-list” designer Charlotte [...]

Two Art Galleries Equal a Memorable Urban Garden Wedding

“Modern Twist on a Garden Wedding” was the theme of a festive, floral-inspired wedding held last month at two separate art galleries in Phoenix, all seamlessly catered by Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering. The festivities began at the historical 1918-built Bentley Projects, a 22,000 square-foot venue with soaring bow-trussed ceilings and clerestory windows located in [...]

Agave on the Rocks

We were happy to be invited to join the Agave on the Rocks Event again this year at the Desert Botanical Garden. The 2011 theme was Southwestern and Mexican dishes. Guests were greeted with specialty margaritas as they entered and visited all of the different booths. Everyone brushed up on their salsa dancing skills with [...]

Paris James is “Singin’ the Blues” Every Month at The Urban Barn

“Well, I’ve never felt more like singin’ the blues” was the beginning words to the No. 1 chart hit written back in 1956 performed by Guy Mitchell.  This song was on the top of the charts for thirteen straight weeks and become even more popular when Marty Robbins recorded a similar version that same year. [...]

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